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PhilaU Industrial Design Student Creates Batsuit: ABC Network Digital, Metro UK

Industrial Design student Jackson Gordon and the functional Batsuit he created was featured on ABC network digital sites, including WABC (NY), ABC7 (LA) and 6ABC (Philadelphia), as well as Metro (UK). “Gordon, who attends Philadelphia University, spent six months designing …

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Late Night’s Seth Meyers Comments on PhilaU Student Batsuit

Seth Meyer, host of NBC’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” joked about the Batsuit created by PhilaU industrial design student Jackson Gordon in his Feb. 25 monologue. Hey, Seth, that’s what we do at PhilaU — design cool things! Watch …

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Design X Fashion Show Wows Crowd: Roxborough Review

PhilaU’s Design X fashion show featuring innovative designs made with unusual materials was “a student showcase of concept, creativity and excellent execution,” The Roxborough Review wrote in a Feb. 27 story.

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Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon On How To Lead With Design Thinking: Inc.com

Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon offers seven principles to help lead using design thinking in Inc.com Feb. 26. “It is helpful to access tools and lenses that help us navigate unpredictable terrain when attempting to lead with excellence,” Nixon …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Student Builds Batsuit: CBS3, Esquire, TechTimes

PhilaU industrial design freshman Jackson Gordon has built a functioning Batsuit, CBS3 reported Feb. 26. Gordon’s design, which has received much media attention, also was reported Esquire, TechTimes, iradiophilly and Uproxx. Watch the CBS3 video clip to see Gordon demonstrate his Batsuit …

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Industrial Design Student Uses Skills to Build A Batsuit: Buzzfeed, The Daily Telegraph, Yahoo! Hong Kong

Industrial Design freshman Jackson Gordon continues to receives lots of media buzz for designing and building a functional Batsuit, including reports in BuzzFeed, and international publications such as The Daily Telegraph (UK), Perth Now (Australia)  and Yahoo! Hong Kong. The …

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Industrial Design Student and His Batsuit Featured in USA Today College, Time, Popular Mechanics, Elite Daily and Others

Freshman industrial design student Jackson Gordon designed and built a working Batsuit, according to news reports by USA Today College, Time, Popular Mechanics, Elite Daily, Tech Times, Geek, University Herald and other media outlets. “A Philadelphia University student designed a real-life …

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Fashion Design Alumna Turns Creativity to Handbags: Reading Eagle

Fashion design alumna Jesse Burckhardt Mayer ’00 used her fashion design skills and experience to start The Jesse B. Collection of original handbags in 2003, The Reading Eagle reported Feb. 20. Burckhardt Mayer previously worked at Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie and …

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How Herb Magee Reached 1,000 Wins: SI.com

SI.com posted a long feature story Feb. 12 on head men’s basketball coach Herb Magee career as player and coach at PhilaU, with the headline “The king of Philadelphia: how Herb Magee reached 1,000 careers.” Former Pennsylvania governor and Philadelphia …

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PhilaU Coach Magee Wins 1,000th Victory: ESPN, NBC Sports, Inquirer, Sports Illustrated, Yahoo! Sports and others

PhilaU men’s basketball head coach Herb Magee’s historic 1,000th career victory Feb. 7 received extensive news coverage nationwide. With the Rams’ 80-60 win Saturday over Post, Magee became the first DII men’s basketball coach and only the second NCAA men’s …

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